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15 hours 18 minutes
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Care & Discipleship Level 1 is available in these regions:

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Course Introduction

Episode 1

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03:15
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Course Introduction

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IBCD Assistant Director Craig Marshall explains how the Care & Discipleship course works. Watch this before viewing the sessions to understand the process and get the most out of the curriculum.

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Session 1 - What is Biblical Counseling? Part 1

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Session 1 - What is Biblical Counseling? Part 1

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Psychology and theology both deal with the same fundamental issues of meaning and value. Many modern approaches have unscriptural presuppositions and practices. This opening session introduces biblical counseling and the importance of approaching these issues from a Christian perspective. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 2 - What is Biblical Counseling? Part 2

Episode 3

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39:40
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Session 2 - What is Biblical Counseling? Part 2

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What are some common Christian approaches to counseling in our day? Why might it be useful to learn about psychology? This session explores several Christian approaches to counseling including integration and synergism. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 3 - What is Biblical Counseling? Part 3

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43:16
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Session 3 - What is Biblical Counseling? Part 3

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How is the biblical counseling approach different from all other Christian approaches? What are some key texts for defending the sufficiency of the Scriptures for counseling? IBCD's position of biblical counseling (the Bible as the sole and sufficient authority) is outlined and its key concepts explained. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 4 - General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 1

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Session 4 - General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 1

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The fundamental assumptions that shape biblical counseling are reviewed and key elements expanded upon. Building hope in God's promises from the earliest stages of counseling is critical. What are some ways we can seek to build hope? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 5 - General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 2

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57:05
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Session 5 - General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 2

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This session continues exploring the key questions involved in biblical counseling. Why is investigation a crucial part of the counseling process? What is the goal of asking good questions? Why is it important to give biblical labels to our counselee's problems? How much sin be dealt with? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 6 - General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 3

Episode 7

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35:34
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Session 6 - General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 3

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Counseling is more than instruction and the greatest progress in counseling is made between sessions. What are some ways we can prepare our counselees for growth between sessions? Why is concrete homework important? This session completes outlining the key elements of biblical counseling. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 7 - How People Change 1

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44:33
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Session 7 - How People Change 1

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Counseling is about helping people to change. The change biblical counselors seek is unique and unbiblical approaches to change will impede spiritual growth. This session explores how change begins by understanding and applying the Gospel. Understanding our union with Christ is the key to growth in holiness. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 8 - How People Change 2

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Session 8 - How People Change 2

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We and our counselees are responsible to exert effort towards change. Immediately after telling us to consider our identity in Christ, Paul exhorts us to take action against the lusts of the flesh. What is the proper use of biblical indicatives and imperatives? What should our motive be for obedience? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 9 - Theology & Biblical Counseling

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Session 9 - Theology & Biblical Counseling

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This session covers the fundamental theological concepts involved in biblical counseling. It explores the IBCD and NANC understanding of the Bible's authority, the Trinity, anthropology, Christology, soteriology, pneumatology, and ecclesiology. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 10 - Peacemaking Part 1

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Session 10 - Peacemaking Part 1

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Biblical peacemaking is founded on the gospel. Christ came to make peace between God and man. All conflict is the result of sin. Conflict is very dangerous but brings great opportunity: to glorify God, to be more like Christ, to serve others, and to bear witness to a watching world. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 11 - Peacemaking Part 2

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Session 11 - Peacemaking Part 2

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As Christians, we ought to do all that is in our power to pursue peace. How can we seek forgiveness biblically? How does the gospel empower us to forgive? Why is it important to go though a thorough process of confession? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 12 - Peacemaking Part 3

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48:26
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Session 12 - Peacemaking Part 3

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This session completes the Peacemaking series of the curriculum. It lays out important things to consider before attempting to confront someone's sin and describes the peacemaking process. Church discipline is also explored along with how church structure and membership is related to peacemaking. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 13 - Grace When Things Are Hard

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Session 13 - Grace When Things Are Hard

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Trials are the ordinary experience of believers living in a fallen world. Believers in the Bible suffered great trials and we will continue to endure significant trials. Why do Christians tend to be so surprised by trials when the Bible speaks so often about them? How does God work in our trials and use them to mature us? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 14 - Anger

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Session 14 - Anger

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Anger is a problem both in the world and in the church. Anger is very deceptive and dangerous. It is usually murderous by nature and leads to many other sins. What are some ways that people try to justify their anger? Where does anger come from? How do we go about uprooting anger from the heart? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 15 - Depression

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Session 15 - Depression

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What is depression and how are we to understand it? Many secular psychologists see mankind as merely physical and therefore tend to see depression as a physical problem with a chemical solution. Christians recognize the dual nature of mankind – body and soul. What are some important things for biblical counselors to keep in mind when handling cases of depression? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 16 - Worry / Anxiety

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Session 16 - Worry / Anxiety

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Worry is a problem of the mind and can become life dominating. Worry, stress, and fear are closely related and often dealt with sinfully. How can we help counselees think about their lives in light of biblical truth? How might someone misunderstand or abuse God’s promises to care for them? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 17 - Fear

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Session 17 - Fear

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The Bible says we are to fear God. Fear can also be an appropriate response to real potential dangers. Fear becomes sinful when we fear men more than God and we fail to trust God. What are some proper and healthy manifestations of fear? What are indications that fear has become sinful? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 18 - Temptation Part 1

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Session 18 - Temptation Part 1

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This session looks at David's catastrophic sin of adultery in 2 Sam 11:1-5. This passage shows that the Bible is honest about its heroes and serves as a warning to us against sin and presumption. How does David’s sin point us to Christ? What are some practical ways to guard ourselves from temptation? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 19 - Temptation Part 2

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Session 19 - Temptation Part 2

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What is the difference for an unbeliever and a believer who are confronted with temptation? How is idolatry connected with temptation? This session walks through some specific issues involved with temptation such as substance abuse. How can a drunkard or an addict find help to overcome his sin? (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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Session 20 - Understanding the Influence of Nature and Nuture

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Session 20 - Understanding the Influence of Nature and Nuture

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To what extent does our body (nature) and relationships (nurture) affect our hearts? We are embodied creatures. However, both our inner and outer person have been affected by the fall. While we reject both genetic determinism and social determinism, we recognize that the Bible teaches that both body and social environment influence the inner person. (Dr. Jim Newheiser)

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